How to stop clicking your fingers

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  1. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    I've been clicking my fingers for quite a few years now and I'd love to stop! I always try to quit but I do it without realising a lot of the time.

    So if anyone has any idea how to quit - other than covering my hands in plaster - I'd love to hear! :mkay:
     
  2. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Put some tape on them at the contact points.
     
  3. Affliction

    Affliction thought size didnt matter

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    do you mean click as in bending the fingers back until the joint clicks? I do that too and i'm already starting to get arthritis :(
     
  4. Indi

    Indi Tha Original ThreadKilla!

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    Cut them off.
     
  5. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    That's what I mean :-/
     
  6. YOUNG TUNA

    YOUNG TUNA IT'S ME BITCHES

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    get into some other stupid habit like scratchin your balls or yodling, worked for my uncle

    EDIT: oh yeah and ITS GREAT TO BE BACK IN FINLAND :D
     
  7. apples

    apples WINNER is back ;)

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    feck that keep clicking i say!! they have never proven that it causes arthritis and some say it actually releases tension. i click my fingers, back, ankles etc and it feels too good to give up!! :banana:
     
  8. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Wear two rings that click together when you try and do it - it'll make you notice and stop. But you'll look bling-bling.
     
  9. checkmabadself

    checkmabadself A gift from punjab

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    Wear arm bands over your hands.
     
  10. soundgirl

    soundgirl Queen of the Stupids

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    yeah, i do this too, though i do sound like a bowl of rice crispies when i first get out of bed in the morning. pop, crack, ow!!

    get someone to beat you round the head every time you crack your knuckles. i usually get this anyway. it sure makes you think twice.
     
  11. apples

    apples WINNER is back ;)

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    haha yeah i get told off all the time. im not harming anyone so let me just crack.....
     
  12. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    Nothing quite cracking my back and chest, mm mmm!

    Going to cover myself in plaster for a month, it'll be a click fest for a few days after I bet *click* *crack* *pop*
     
  13. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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  14. Radius

    Radius Give me back my passport u slags

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    I never used to click or pop...a head on motorcycle accident sorted that out...now my neck makes quite a snapping sound...
    And due the all eth punch bag work I have done my knuckles all snap and pop everytime I clench my fist ...and it feells good to click and pop out that tension !
     
  15. deadaelus

    deadaelus Laughter in the Slaughter

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    essentially the pop is from air pockets releasing tiny bubbles of air from inside the cartilidge in your knuckles. As far as causing arthritis, i am not enitrely sure. I always feared it could be an inevitable result; however, Arthritis only develops in some people that crack their fingers.
     
  16. mesh

    mesh Active Member

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    every joint in my body cracks. (y)

    when you said 'clicking your fingers' I had this image of you spinning on stage and clicking your fingers to the music like dean martin. ha !
     
  17. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    LOL mesh! :teeth:

    Most bones in my body click: ankles, knees, chest, neck, fingers, elbow (occationally), back, and toes.

    But I feel bad when doing my fingers.
     
  18. Affliction

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    My jaw clicks really loudly when i eat chewy food - everyone looks at me funny when i got to restaraunts :oops:
     
  19. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    Jaw clickage usually hurts, ouch!
     
  20. sirGUNZ

    sirGUNZ Bassline Buddy

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    nailing your hands to a desk..